President Zuma's statement on land reform not indicating a realistic move

Speaking at the ANC’s 104th birthday in Rustenburg on Friday, President Jacob Zuma questioned why the state was paying for “stolen land”.

It is reported that the ANC Youth League President Collen Maine also said the youth wing will be visiting Zimbabwe to research that country’s land reform programme.

CapeTalk’s John Maytham spoke to Prof. Ruth Hall, Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies at UWC about the president’s statement on land reform.

Listen to the full conversation on The John Maytham Show:

It is important to remember that South Africa is very different from Zimbabwe

Prof. Ruth Hall, Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies at UWC

The big question here is what political manoeuvre is President Zuma involved with that led him to make this statement?

Prof. Ruth Hall, Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies at UWC

What Zuma is saying is quiet contrary to what government is actually doing about land

Prof. Ruth Hall, Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies at UWC
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